Take it from me...
Check EVERYTHING you possibly can.. It doesn't take many things wrong to add up to some big bucks just in parts alone..
The tranny thing would make me run like hell...
89 300SEL Money Pit
92 Blown Buick Ultra Pimpmobile 220K and adding 1K per week
88 Wagoneer Slightly modified (Not for soccer moms)
04 Kia Sedona with every option... NICE